ANUKET, GODDESS OF THE RIVER – the personification of the Nile river. Anuket was part of a triad with the god Khnum & the goddess Satis. She was generally depicted as a women with a headdress of feathers. Ceremonially, when the Nile started its annual flood, the Festival of Anuket began. People threw coins, gold, jewelry, and precious gifts into the river, in thanks for the life-giving water and returning benefits derived from the wealth provided by her fertility to the goddess.